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Re: [aapi] RE: describedby pointing to display:none element (action 1104)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2015 16:59:05 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=HdhaEjEsB8gfs=eQFTbYb3MMYX8TzZ3Zp1G=YTYHY+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marco Zehe <mzehe@mozilla.com>
Cc: "public-pfwg@w3.org" <public-pfwg@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
On 9 January 2015 at 15:43, Marco Zehe <mzehe@mozilla.com> wrote:

> As for actual usage: I have mostly seen aria-describedby used in examples
> to show what it does, but not really in actual accessible web apps much.
> That doesn't mean it doesn't exist at all, just that I haven't come across
> it much in my day to day usage.


Google web apps and sites (for example) and other apps make heavy use of
aria-describedby.

youtube.com has 100's of instances


Cynthia wrote:

Back in the MSAA days, we found that some apps were putting odd things in
> accDescription, and that a lot of AT didn’t use it.
>

 i believe that MSAA is still uitilsed to get access to accdescription no?



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SteveF
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